In FOCUS: Michael Grant, Intern | Transportation

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Michael Grant is a transportation intern at FOCUS who has been with us since last spring. His work involves traffic studies for new residential and commercial developments that are being built throughout the state—with some road design projects on the side. “Transportation engineering is interesting because it is such a big part of everyone’s lives. […]

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Project Spotlight: Holbrook Estates Roundabouts

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Holbrook Estates is a master-planned community in Lehi, Utah. The Estates is part of Holbrook Farms, one of Utah County’s fastest growing communities. Since 2016, FOCUS Engineering and Surveying has worked with Ivory Homes to provide master planning, landscape architecture, civil engineering, survey, construction staking, and transportation engineering services to support the 700-acre development.  The […]

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Design Matters: Developing Mountain Terrain

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What We’ve Learned About Building on Hillsides As available open land in Utah and Idaho valleys becomes scarcer, developers and homeowners are looking to the hills to construct homes. Hillsides are often coveted locations for homeowners because they offer desirable views and can have better access to natural recreation opportunities. For a developer, the potential […]

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Project Spotlight: Rosecrest East

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Set in the rolling foothills of Herriman, the Rosecrest master community is made up of neighborhoods with access to open areas, trail systems, retail and office spaces, schools, churches, and commercial areas. Since 1999 over 2,500 acres have been developed for residences ranging from townhome neighborhoods to multi-million-dollar single-family homes.  FOCUS land planners, engineers, and […]

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FOCUS Promotions

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Congratulations! With every promotion, we gain a more refined and developed FOCUS. We are delighted to recognize the hard work of those recently promoted, and we look forward to becoming a better company inspired by their example. Cody Adair, Jr. Project Manager | Site Civil – Residential Marques Berry, Intern 2 | Marketing Rylan Huff, […]

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Design Matters: Master Planned Communities

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Master Planned Communities: Careful, Purposeful Development Planners, engineers, and landscape architects collaborate for Ideal community designs Bringing a residential neighborhood to life can be relatively simple. A homebuilder buys land, divides it into buildable lots, then builds out the infrastructure like utilities and roads. Homes are built and sold to buyers and the neighborhood may […]

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In FOCUS: Cody Adair, CAD Designer | CAD Services

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From the time he first began working with CAD programs in junior high, Cody Adair knew what he wanted to do for a career. While pursuing a bachelor’s degree in Engineering Technology he continued using CAD programs and came to marvel at the capability of viewing the smallest of details to hundreds or more acres.  […]

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Partner Profile: JCraft Homes, an Interview with Josh Thorne

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Where “Wow!” Comes Standard Since 2011, JCraft Homes has been designing and building custom homes all across the Wasatch Front. They have successfully completed over 300 custom builds in Utah—many of which were built in collaboration with FOCUS Engineering. If you ask Josh Thorne, founding partner of JCraft Homes, he’ll tell you, “the building industry […]

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Project Spotlight: Coyote Ridge

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Coyote Ridge is a mixed-use residential development in the rapidly growing area along US-40. Working with Jason Wallace of the ICO Companies, a group of businesses focused on commercial and multi-family real estate in Utah, FOCUS was hired to provide detailed drawings and elevations for 24 townhomes.  Project Manager Tui Siliva and his team managed […]

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